MUSKOKA — Are you looking for the perfect one-of-a-kind gifts for family and friends?
Come to Muskoka Arts and Crafts 39th annual Christmas Show and Sale. Twenty-seven festive and original artists and craftspeople will be selling their wares at the Bracebridge Sportsplex, with enough Christmas cheer to go around.
Even that jolly old elf would be impressed with the fabulous displays of handmade art and crafts that can be seen and purchased at the event.
There’s an abundance of seasonal gift ideas at this year’s show, from pottery for the table; jewelry made from sterling silver, precious metals, clay, wood, felt and beads; photography; paintings; soapstone sculptures; garden gnomes; knitted clothing for babies and children; handmade pillows crafted from wool blankets; Christmas ornaments; wooden games; leather masks; birchbark lamps; original pen and ink on sculpted paper artwork; home decor made from vintage cutlery; felted hats, mitts and ponchos; metal sculptures, hand woven scarves and wraps; models of Muskoka’s historic steamships; furniture; live edge cutting boards; and so much more.
Whether you’re looking for something for your most distant relatives or for your closest friends, there is a great array of magnificent work to purchase. Santa’s elves will have their work cut out for them, keeping up with our artists and craftspeople.
If you’re looking for creative and exceptional gifts to give to everyone on your list, our jolly exhibitors will be happy to give you suggestions and help you select just the right gift. So, if your inner elf is getting worried, relax and visit Muskoka Arts and Crafts’ 39th annual Christmas Show and Sale at the Bracebridge Sportsplex located at 110 Clearbrook Trail. Show hours are Friday, Nov. 15 from 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 16 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 17 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is by donation and all proceeds go to support Muskoka Arts and Crafts, which is a not-for-profit visual organization that raises all its own funds.
Elene J. Freer is the executive director of Muskoka Arts and Crafts Inc.